Lesley Soden

Programme Director
Health Innovation Network

Lesley has led the Health Innovation Network’s Innovation Exchange function since 2017 to support companies in the adoption of their innovation. She has over 20 years’ experience in the NHS and the public sector working in senior business & strategy roles in the NHS within mental health and community NHS services and programme management roles within a local authority. Her roles have included transformation, contracts and commercial, programme delivery, business development/ planning, bid writing and clinical service re-design, all delivered in collaboration with a variety of partnerships. She is interested in new ways of working and maximising technology to improve patient care whilst reducing health inequalities.